Yaakov Hagoel

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WZO: We didn't fund Orthodox women's prayer service at the Kotel

"We understand that the World Zionist Organization (WZO) has launched an inquiry into the incident and we eagerly await its findings," Hagoel said.

08/05/2022

Hagoel to Bennett: Recognize victims of antisemitic terrorists attacks in Diaspora

The head of the Jewish Agency wrote to Bennett, asking him to officially recognize the victims of antisemitic terrorist attacks around the world as Victims of Terrorism.

04/05/2022

Jewish Agency’s Hagoel: Unity of our people must be preserved

Hagoel is chairman of the World Zionist Organization (WZO) and acting chairman of the Executive of the Jewish Agency.

Tamano-Shata expects 6,000 to 10,000 immigrants to Israel each month

“I instructed the Ministerial Committee on Aliyah and Immigration to grant approvals in principle and not to delay anyone who wants to come to Israel,” Aliyah and Integration Minister said.

03/04/2022

Israel's 'Plan B' to rescue Ukraine's Jews - interview with WZO Chairman

Diaspora Affairs: “We have about 7,000 candidates for aliyah staying at the moment in hotels and other facilities in Moldova, Hungary, Romania and Poland," WZO Chairman Yaakov Hagoel said.

24/03/2022

Jewish Agency emissaries to return to Ukraine, says acting chairman

Acting Chairman Yaakov Hagoel said: "We estimate that instead of hundreds making Aliyah every week, thousands will be immigrating to Israel every week in the near future."

09/03/2022

Jewish Agency selection committee meeting ends with no conclusion, again

No candidate received nine of the 10 votes on the selection committee to be chosen as the next Jewish Agency chairman.  

27/02/2022

There is only one Jerusalem - opinion

While freedom of worship has been given to all religions in the city, there is excessive strictness imposed upon Jews seeking to visit the Temple Mount.

Yaakov Hagoel: World Zionist Organization is the Jewish world’s government

A significant challenge? Repairing the relationship between Jews in Israel and the Diaspora, Hagoel says.

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